St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, center at the podium, congratulates the team and the coaching staff of the Central Catholic High School Eagles after they won the 2016 Class 1A State Baseball Championship.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.
Doves fly through the air at the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in St. Mary Parish located just off Highway U.S. 90 in Franklin that will try to ensure the safety of children in domestic situations.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Krewe of Hephaestus royalty

King and Queen Hephaestus LVI Dr. Robert Bourgeois and Sissy Cheramie
--Brocato Photography

The Krewe of Hephaestus held its Mardi Gras tableau Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Named King and Queen Hephaestus LVI was Dr. Robert Bourgeois and Sissy Cheramie.

Morgan City parades begin Friday night

Krewe of Adonis members are lining up to move floats this morning from under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to East Gate shopping center, where they will prepare their floats for tonight’s parade. Chance Stelly secures a float to a pickup truck provided by AJ Dohmann Chevrolet Cadillac.

Carnival season is at full steam with six Mardi Gras parades set for consecutive days in the Tri-City area.

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